The testing phase of the mobile app design process is one of the most crucial parts of an app developer’s work – for both short term and long term success in the profession. In fact, the testing phase is as vital as the development and design of the application itself. If you rush through the testing phase and launch an app before its ready, it may become a failure that your client – and your reputation – don’t recover from.
Communication is the essence of how people connect – and it’s the foundation of everything in our social relationships, from friendships to romance to our professional lives; even how we interact with our teams and our clients.
In fact, search the word “communication” on Google, and on the first page, you’ll find guides to effective communication peppered in between the word’s very definition. It’s obvious that with communication comes difficulty in communication, too, because we are all unique human beings with our own novel, past experiences. Just because we speak the same language doesn’t mean we speak the same language of life – and with that, misunderstandings happen between our friends, teams, and clients all the time.
Today’s mobile app design professionals know that they have two jobs – the first one is designing crisp, engaging, user-friendly apps, and the second role is to successfully sell those services to his or her potential clients. Sure, you create stellar mobile apps – but you must convince your sales lead that you are the right designer for the job. As a former boss always said to me, “they don’t know you from Adam”. It’s true! You must have the verbal, written, and portfolio skills to illustrate your expertise to the world.
You design crisp, user-friendly apps on a regular basis. But what about when mobile app design is a colossal failure? It may never happen to you as a designer, but it could – and we know you want to avoid the situation at all costs.
How can you best dodge mobile app design failure? Let’s first take a look at the fundamental reasons why mobile app design may break down.
If your New Year’s Resolution is to be more productive in your remote work environment in 2016, or to work better with your remote team, congratulations! It’s so important to stay productive, balanced, and communicative when you’re a remote worker.
To assist in your inspiration, we’ve compiled some of the best tips for developers and designers so they can work successfully in 2016. Here are our Top 5 Tips for staying productive in your remote work environment this year.